Tags Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Health insurer Excellus penalized $5.1M by HHS for data breach

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

The incident dates back to the era of well-publicized hacks on corporations such as Target, Sony and Home Depot.

Health sector mobilizes defenses following Ryuk ransomware warning

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Threat briefings are being held for hospital executives, federal officials are appealing for more data and hospitals are hardening their computer networks.

How the government is keeping hackers from disrupting coronavirus vaccine research

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Behind the scenes, DOD has been working to protect the U.S. government effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine against foreign hacking.

US cyber officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

'Project Taken' tries to protect U.S critical infrastructure in the COVID-19 era.

Volunteer cybersecurity pros say they've stymied hacks against health care organizations

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The group say it's dismantled nearly 3,000 malicious domains and identified more than a 2,000 software vulnerabilities.

Security pros help HHS fix a website flaw that exposed visitors to malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The issue risked exposing people to malware used to steal credit card information and email credentials.

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